September 17-18, 2018
Louisville, KY


Save the date for the 6th annual LEAD FWD Summit. This conference focuses on moving the community banking industry forward with fast-paced workshops, new collaboration challenges, dynamic whiteboarding sessions with experts, bold keynote speakers, and more! We break down the customary barriers of an exhibit hall and offer participants opportunities to collaborate with modern solutions.  

Be prepared to:

  • Learn new strategies for high performance and maximizing bank ROI
  • Magnify your leadership talents
  • Network with colleagues from across the U.S.
  • Collaborate with community bankers and industry experts
  • Be challenged to THINK BIGGER!

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Remarkable leaders must be able to catapult their leadership skills across an organization, empowering teams and arming their teams with smart strategies for all business and product areas.  Gain a greater understanding of the various moving parts of a bank and the community banking industry, with the following topics:

  • Bank Profitability, Performance, and Efficiency
  • Taking Your Exam Strategies to the Next Level
  • Cash Management: Combining Sales, Operations, and Technology to Maximize Income
  • Developing a Payments Strategy for Your Bank
  • Cyber Crime for Today’s Banks: How to Beat the Fraudsters (from a reformed fraudster!)
  • The HERO Effect
  • And More!

Education for Community Bankers

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Leadership education for bankers

Leadership education for bankers

This is not a listen-only event. 

Participants will push beyond the traditional boundaries of the industry and
exchange forward-thinking insights to lead their community banks and propel their leadership skills forward.


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